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COI Collection Volume Eight: Your Children and You, The (2-DVD set) COI Collection Volume Eight: Your Children and You, The (2-DVD set)

A fascinating look at the social history of Britain and our ever-evolving attitudes to children and child-rearing.

A fascinating look at the social history of Britain and our ever-evolving attitudes to children and child-rearing.

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The BFI continues its celebrated series of releases from the COI archive with this double-disc collection of films made by the UK government about childhood and children.

From post-war films made to promote healthy eating, good schooling and getting your baby to sleep, through to a 1980s documentary on artificial insemination, Your Children and You is a fascinating look at the social history of Britain and our ever-evolving attitudes to children and child-rearing.

This collection also includes rare films from the Wellcome Trust archive on the themes of childbirth and motherhood. Three of the films feature newly recorded scores.

The BFI continues its celebrated series of releases from the COI archive with this double-disc collection of films made by the UK government about childhood and children.

From post-war films made to promote healthy eating, good schooling and getting your baby to sleep, through to a 1980s documentary on artificial insemination, Your Children and You is a fascinating look at the social history of Britain and our ever-evolving attitudes to children and child-rearing.

This collection also includes rare films from the Wellcome Trust archive on the themes of childbirth and motherhood. Three of the films feature newly recorded scores.

Extras

  • Bathing and Dressing, Parts 1 and 2 (1935, 20 mins): a meticulous demonstration of how to bathe and change a very young baby
  • Toxemia in Pregnancy (1958, 12 mins): an informative educational film about this serious condition
  • Maternity (1935, 14 mins): a semi-professional film showing antenatal and postnatal care in the 1930s
  • Childbirth as an Athletic Feat (1939, 8 mins): this short film demonstrates a series of antenatal exercises suitable for mother-to-be

Additional Info

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SKU 5035673009543
Catalogue Number BFIVD954
Director Various
Publisher(s) BFI
Format DVD
Countries United Kingdom
Colour Black/white
Sound Sound
DVD region 2
Certificate Exempt

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